Upson Regional Medical Center Nationally Recognized Again with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Upson Regional Medical Center received an “A” grade again in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Upson Regional Medical Center’s achievements protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to all general...
Read More » Posted on Apr 29, 2021
Upson Regional Medical Center has now administered 15,000 COVID-19 vaccines! Congratulations to Heath English, the 15,000th vaccine recipient. To schedule your appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine, call 706-646-5727 for our Thomaston and Zebulon locations, and 770-872-5015 for our Barnesville location!
Read More » Posted on Apr 13, 2021
Upson Regional Medical Center is proud to welcome cardiologist Almois Mohamad, M.D., to Upson Cardiology. Dr. Mohamad comes to Upson from Merit Health River Oaks Hospital in Jackson, MS. Dr. Mohamad is also an Adjunct Professor at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, MS. He is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, internal medicine and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Mohamad specializes in a wide variety of non-invasive testing and minimally invasive procedures...
Read More » Posted on Mar 22, 2021
To celebrate heart month, Upson Regional Medical Center staff participated in a hospital wide step challenge during the month of February. Maurice Johnson in URMC’s housekeeping department was the winner, walking 435,503 steps!
Read More » Posted on Mar 3, 2021
As of February 26, 2021, Upson Regional Medical Center has administered 7,777 COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines in Thomaston and Barnesville. Leadership at the hospital state the COVID-19 vaccine administration process has gone very well. URMC’s vaccination process was designed for patient safety and efficiency so that patients can easily get in and out of the building without going through the hospital. Once patients enter the vaccine clinic—the hospital auditorium--there several stations...
Read More » Posted on Mar 1, 2021
Upson Regional Medical Center achieves accreditation with ACHC for Home Sleep Testing/Sleep Lab Services
Upson Regional Medical Center proudly announces it has achieved accreditation through Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for Home Sleep Testing/Sleep Lab Services. Upson’s Home Sleep Testing/ Sleep Lab Services treat sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy, periodic leg movements, and insomnia. Dr. Charles Wells serves as the medical director of Upson’s Home Sleep Testing/Sleep Lab Services, supervising and interpreting sleep disorder studies. Dr. Wells is board...
Read More » Posted on Feb 5, 2021
Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce its designation as a Level II Maternal Center by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health. Each year, more than 350 babies are delivered at Upson Regional Medical Center. Compassionate staff and a patient-centered facility make Upson a great place for moms, families, and babies. In partnership with the medical center, Upson’s OB/GYN providers provide a wide range of services including annual wellness exams,...
Read More » Posted on Feb 5, 2021
Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome Sherida Lynn Williams, M.D. to Upson OB/GYN in the Thomaston and Barnesville locations beginning February 1st. Dr. Williams has over 15 years of practice experience in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Williams earned her bachelor’s degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and she completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at...
Read More » Posted on Jan 27, 2021
Upson Regional Medical Center Now Offering COVID-19 vaccinations to individuals eligible under the CDC/DPH Phase 1a
Working in partnership with the Georgia Department of Public Health, Upson Regional Medical Center will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday, January 12 to individuals eligible under the CDC/DPH Phase 1a definitions as follows: - Adults aged 65 and older - Law Enforcement officers - Firefighters - First Responders “Upson Regional is excited to expand our ability to vaccinate more of our middle Georgia population against COVID-19. We all look forward to the day...
Read More » Posted on Jan 7, 2021
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Upson Regional Medical Center Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Upson Regional Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Upson’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade assigns an ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’ or ‘F’ grade to all general hospitals across the country and is updated every six...
Read More » Posted on Dec 14, 2020